A City of Newburgh man has been charged with the stabbing death of another on Saturday.
Tavares Stackhouse, 38, of Newburgh, was taken into custody by Newburgh Police, with the assistance of the New York State Police, F.B.I. Safe Streets Task Force, and the Orange County District Attorney. Stackhouse was charged with Murder in the 2nd degree and held pending arraignment on June 29..
On Saturday, June 27, at approximately 1:50 p.m., the City of Newburgh Police Department received a call for a stabbing incident. The caller stated that the victim was on the sidewalk near the entrance to the pool at 401 Washington Street.
When officers arrived on scene they were met by medical staff from Mobile Life. The victim of the stabbing was transported by Mobile Life to a nearby hospital. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The victim was being identified as 29 year old City of Newburgh resident Felipe Hernandez.
This incident is under active investigation and no further information will released at this time. Police are asking anyone with any information about this incident to contact the police department at (845)561-3131.